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U.S. pulls out of UN cultural body, citing 'anti-Israel' bias

Oct 12, 2017 - 9:25 PM

(UPDATED) 'This decision was not taken lightly, and reflects US concerns with mounting arrears at UNESCO, the need for fundamental reform in the organization, and continuing anti-Israel bias at UNESCO,' US State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says in a statement

UNESCO. A logo of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is displayed in front of the organization headquarters on September 14, 2011. File photo by Miguel Medina/AFP